”The news reporters would show Nick Dunne, husband of the missing woman, standing metallically next to his father-in-law, arms crossed, eyes glazed, looking almost bored as Amy’s parents wept. And then worse. My longtime response, the need to remind people I wasn’t a dick, I was a nice guy despite the affectless stare, the haughty, douchebag face.
   So there it came, out of nowhere, as Rand begged for his daughter’s return: a killer smile.” — Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl.

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